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Aamir Khan on Time cover as India’s ‘first superstar-activist’ (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Aamir Khan's hugely successful TV show "Satyamev Jayate", that focusing on burning issues facing India and ways of tackling them, has landed him on the ... Read more...

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Iranian president calls up Manmohan Singh


May 18th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Amidst pressure from the US on India to cut its oil imports from Teheran, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has spoken to Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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India-UAE joint task force to explore investments (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) In a bid to boost their $57-billion bilateral trade, India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday decided to set up a high-level joint task force ... Read more...

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India seeks shale gas supplies from US


May 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India is looking at the possibility of importing liquefied shale gas from the US, as part of efforts to look at alternative sources to meet ... Read more...

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SC wants balanced reporting of court proceedings


March 29th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday advocated balanced reporting of court proceedings, saying reports need to carry views of both sides."My personal view is that if the ... Read more...

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Maintain quality of service: TRAI to operators


March 26th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The telecom regulator has asked the operators whose licences stand cancelled following the Supreme Court verdict to ensure quality of service during the period of ... Read more...

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Vice president asks Urdu media to focus on today’s issues


December 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) India's Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday called upon Urdu newspapers to mould taste and cajole their readership in the direction of contemporary issues.Inaugurating the World ... Read more...

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Oil companies to bear Rs.121,571 crore under-recoveries: Reddy


October 19th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) State-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) will bear under-recoveries of Rs.121,571 crore in 2011-12, despite the recent petrol price hike, Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy said ... Read more...

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SBI to expand foreign operations


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, plans to open new branches and offices in almost 10 countries, including China, Britain and South ... Read more...

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Telcos can fix call tariff depending on market conditions


August 26th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Telecom service providers can fix call tariffs depending upon the market conditions and commercial requirements but within the regulatory framework of the telecom department, Minister ... Read more...

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BCCI accepts ICC’s modified DRS version (Roundup)


June 28th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee has recommended a modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS), which has been accepted by the ... Read more...

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Modified DRS made mandatory; BCCI agree to its use without Hawk Eye (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) with Hotspot and Snickometre technology has been made mandatory for Tests and ODIs at the International Cricket Council's chief ... Read more...

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ICC meeting recommends mandatory use of modified DRS version


June 27th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee has recommended a modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS) be made mandatory for Tests and ODIs.However, ... Read more...

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File petition on Makara Jyothi in high court: Apex court


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking directions to the Kerala government and the Sabarimala Shrine Board to stop defrauding devotees by presenting 'Makara Jyothi' as ... Read more...

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Expert says UK shops will need Chinese currency to meet demands of China tourists


February 11th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.11 (ANI): British shops will soon need to start keeping Chinese currency amid a surge in tourists and brands becoming owned by China businessman.Oxford University experts have warned that these days ... Read more...

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Pak rejects biased policies harmful to its national security


December 15th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 15 (ANI): Pakistan's National Command Authority (NCA) has said that the country will not be a party to any approach that is prejudicial to legitimate national security interests.In a meeting ... Read more...

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Government will check oil price fluctuation: Deora


October 27th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): Expressing his concern over spiralling fuel prices, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Wednesday said the government would intervene if the global oil scenario remained ... Read more...

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Oz Labour leader claims PM Julia Gillard stroked him


August 10th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 10 (ANI): Former Labor leader Mark Latham has claimed that the 27th Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is responsible for their much-publicized confrontation and the apology issued over the incident ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher quits ‘Dear Friend Hitler’ (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher has walked out of the movie "Dear Friend Hitler" to "respect" the feelings of his upset fans. However, the film's director, producer ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher walks out of ‘Dear Friend Hitler’


June 18th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher has walked out of the movie "Dear Friend Hitler" saying that he wants to "respect my fans' opinion". "I had taken up the role ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher Quits Hitler After Protests


June 18th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Just a few days ago, it was confirmed that the veteran actor Anupam Kher was playing the German dictator Adolf Hitler in a Bollywood ... Read more...

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Indian dhows sail to Somalia for commercial considerations: navy


April 13th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Despite the danger of being hijacked, several Indian dhows continue to run to the east coast of Africa and Somalia for commercial considerations, Indian Navy officials said ... Read more...

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No ship under Indian Navy’s escort hijacked in Gulf of Aden since Oct 2008


April 13th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): No merchant ship under the escort of an Indian Naval warship has been hijacked since 2008 in the Gulf of Aden and more than 15 piracy attempts ... Read more...

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Pakistani court refuses to ban Indian movies over IPL row


March 2nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 2 (IANS) A Pakistani court Tuesday dismissed a petition to ban Indian movies after the country's players were snubbed in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction in Mumbai in January. The ... Read more...

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Stylish ‘Just Maath Maathnalli’ worth watching (Kannada Film Review)


February 6th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Just Maath Maathnalli"; Director: Sudeep; Cast: Sudeep, Ramya, Rajesh, Arun Sagar and Yathiraj; Music: Raghu Dixit; Rating: ***Sudeep's "Just Maath Maathnalli" is a sincere effort that will appeal ... Read more...

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Need environment to recruit Pakistani players, says SRK


January 28th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, Wednesday said there was a need for creating an environment where Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisees can recruit ... Read more...

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Indian among four dead at Nepal’s controversial fair


November 21st, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) The most controversial religious fair in Nepal's Terai plains, where thousands of birds and beasts are doomed to be slaughtered next week, has fallen into more disrepute with ... Read more...

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Ideally the series should have been best-of-five: Ponting


October 21st, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting Wednesday said the India-Australia One-day series should ideally be best-of-five and not seven. Ponting said that a five-match ODI series would have kept the players ... Read more...

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Mukherjee criticises TV channels for Mumbai coverage


December 11th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday criticised TV channels for their 24x7 coverage of the Mumbai terrorist attack, which jeopardised the lives of hostages, and asked them ... Read more...

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No limit on carriers in new India-Maldives aviation pact


September 18th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a new air services agreement between India and Maldives that permits any number of airlines to operate between the two countries, replacing a ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s landmark nightclub makes way for Ramdev’s centre


August 22nd, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) A nightclub, which in its heydays was frequented by Bollywood stars, cricketers and even underworld operatives, will now be yoga guru Baba Ramdev's city headquarters. The prime piece ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves amendments in the air services agreement


November 14th, 2007 - 2:03 am ICT by admin
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